On March 25, 2017, Mr Tolkunbek Abdygulov, the National Bank Chairman, gave a lecture to the OSCE Academy students in the framework of the course taught by Dr David Grant - Economic Governance and Regulation, MA in Economic Governance and Development Programme.
The lecture was devoted to the discussion of regulation of the financial sector of Kyrgyzstan. Mr Abdygulov explained the regulation policy of the National Bank of the Kyrgyz Republic regarding commercial banks, prevention of money laundering and protection of bank’s clients. He also spoke about the macroeconomic situation and the economic crisis in Kyrgyzstan, and shared his own life experience.
In the second part of the lecture students asked tricky questions about devaluation of the national currency, de-dollarization policy and the issue of exchange bureaus in Kyrgyzstan.